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Babesia microti Antibodies, IgG & IgM

Mnemonic:    [B micr G/M]
Name:    Babesia microti Antibodies, IgG & IgM
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Hemolyzed or lipemic samples are unacceptable.

Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimen. Please mark specimens plainly as 'acute" or "convalescent".
Minimum Spec:    0.1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0093048
  Method:    Indirect Flourescent Antibody